Dr. J Greg Rula, MD

Dr. J Greg Rula, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
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Dr. J Greg Rula, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Mesa, AZ. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

Advanced Surgical Associates

2945 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
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more than 5% of peers
Cancer
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more than 5% of peers
Incisional Hernia
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rula "To provide the highest quality surgical care with an emphasis on advanced surgical procedures and technology. To help patients reduce there down time from surgery with advanced procedures."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Mass
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2009
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2003
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Rula has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Rula is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Rula's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rula to family and friends
3.6
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rula's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Chandler, AZ |
Just got a thyroidectomy from Dr. Rula and could not be happier with the results. Relatively little post-op pain, small incision, and it looks like I'll be back to normal in no time.
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Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Rula is an outstanding physician. He took the time to explain all of our options regarding my son's appendicitis. Removing the appendix is default treatment, however there have been studies that treatment with antibiotics has been successful in certain cases and Dr. Rula gave us that as an...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rula accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Gold
    Humana HMO
    Humana PPO
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Rula has admitting privileges

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 S Dobson Rd
Mesa, AZ 85202
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